Qwest is an innovative partnership bringing together the West of England and C Solutions to meet ship operators' needs around the clock and around the globe.
Qwest brings together the insurance expertise of the West of England and the innovative legal and consultancy skills of C Solutions to offer the maritime industry a suite of tailored products to address those needs. Our experienced team can work alongside and support a client’s in-house functional departments but also offer bespoke services for particular roles or even provide operators with the option of outsourcing a number of their back-office functions.
Completely flexible and able to be tailored to meet each client’s individual needs, Qwest is always there to protect and support ship operators and traders throughout their operations.
Offering unlimited and deductible-free general legal advice for all maritime or trade enquiries.Explore
Comprehensive claims service, effective and flexible approach to the handling all types of marine, energy and transportation claims.Explore
Supports 3rd party shipmanagers with legal advice services where a manager doesn't have the benefit of an owner’s defence cover.Explore
Relieves the post-fixture burden on shipowners and operators by providing a comprehensive demurrage handling and recovery service.Explore
Offering an effective intelligence service to safeguard your business in the compliance-led and increasingly digitalised commercial world.Explore
When a marine casualty occurs, much of the damage is apparent in tangible form. Other less tangible forms of damage, such as crew stress and trauma and the effects they can have on a return to normal operations, are less visible.Explore
Frequently Asked Questions
No. The services offered are designed to appeal to all ship operators and can be moulded around an operator’s current insurance and other arrangements, wherever they are placed. We can deliver a bespoke package to meet the individual needs.